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Cultural Competence in Dementia - CEU Event

Friday 09/22/2017 08:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Rush University Medical Center Armour Academic Building
600 S. Paulina, Chicago, IL 60612
Room 994 A&B (Discounted parking passes will be available)
The issues of culture, health disparities, and ethnic diversity will be described within the context of Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias. Dementia will also be discussed from the perspectives of Hispanic and African American elders and their families, with the resulting implications for research and care.

Speakers:
~ Daniel Kuhn, LCSW, Vice President of Education, All Trust Home Care
~ Lisa Barnes, PhD, Professor and Principal Investigator of the Minority Aging
Research Study, Rush University Medical Center
~ David X. Marquez, PhD, FACSM, FGSA, Assoc. Professor at the Univ. of Illinois at Chicago and Principal Investigator of the Latino Core Study, Rush Univ. Medical Ctr.

8:30 a.m. – Registration & Breakfast
9:00 a.m. to 12:00 Noon – Program

This program awards 3.0 clock hours of Continuing Education to Illinois Social Workers, Profes-sional Counselors, Nurses and Nursing Home Administrators. This program fulfills the Illinois Social Worker 3-hour licensure requirement for Cultural Competency. The program is FREE but advance registration is required. Please register at: events@elderwerks.com or call 847-462-0885

Sponsored by:
Rush Alzheimer's Disease Center
Dutton Casey & Mesoloras PC
All Trust Home Care
Elderwerks
In-Home Counseling for Seniors

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